Michael Porter Jr.
F - DEN
Michael Porter Jr. pitched in 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-4 3PT, 0-2 FT) and two rebounds in Saturday night's loss to the Lakers.
Porter Jr. was able to register four games of double-figure scoring this series, but ultimately did not see sufficient playing time these playoffs to be considered a solid DFS option. If he can improve on defense and show more consistency, Porter Jr. could have a breakout year and reward fantasy owners who choose to draft him.
Michael Porter Jr. notched 14 points (3-9 FG, 1-6 3PT, 7-8 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists, one steal, and two turnovers in Friday's huge loss to the Lakers.
After shooting 0-for-2 from the field and laying a goose egg in Game 7 against the Clippers, Porter Jr. bounced back nicely tonight, despite the blowout loss. His shooting could have been better, but he was able to register a team-high eight free-throw attempts. If he can start getting 30+ minutes of action the rest of the way, he could be worth a look in DFS, but for now he is simply a dart throw due to his extremely low floor.
Michael Porter Jr. chipped in 18 points (8-17 FG, 2-6 3PT), 10 boards, one assist, three steals, and one turnover in Monday night's loss to the Clippers.
This was a welcome sight, as Porter Jr. had been in a major slump since Game 2 versus the Jazz on August 19th. Denver could really use his offensive firepower to lessen the pressure on Jokic and Murray and have a fighting chance of eliminating the Clippers. DFS players should still shy away from him until he shows more consistency.
Michael Porter Jr. had five points (2-9 FG, 0-6 3PT, 1-1 FT), six rebounds, one steal, and two turnovers in Thursday night's massive defeat to the Clippers.
The Clippers are going to be a major challenge for Porter Jr. and the Nuggets. The rest of the games will unlikely be this lopsided, but Denver will desperately need its role players to rise up and help out Jokic and Murray. In any case, Porter Jr. has become completely unusable in DFS.
Michael Porter Jr. contributed 10 points (3-7 FG, 1-3 3PT, 3-5 FT), nine rebounds, two assists, two steals, and three turnovers in Tuesday night's huge victory against Utah.
Porter Jr. actually registered solid numbers on the stat sheet despite being on the court for merely 17 minutes. Tonight will be remembered for a long time by the Nuggets, and they'll face off against a well-rested Clippers team on Thursday. Nevertheless, Porter Jr. remains a risky option to deploy in DFS, and frankly needs a big performance to be reconsidered going forward.